Stereotype and tradition of dinner and preferences among young consumers

Agnieszka Rybowska         


Tradition plays an important role in many cultures, nations or religions. Some eating habits are changing, and function as stereotypes. The aim of this study was to examine the preferences of dinner in a group of students. The study was performed by direct survey among 188 students of Tri-City. It has been shown that young people enjoy traditional Polish dishes, but they are willingly reach for the dishes of other nations. Students choose dishes which do not require a large amount of time to prepare. You cannot say that the opinion about the Pole who likes pork chops, bigos and dumplings is a cliché. It is still alive in the nation culinary tradition.

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Citation pattern: Rybowska A., Stereotype and tradition of dinner and preferences among young consumers, Scientific Journal of Gdynia Maritime University, No. 79, pp. 59-65, 2013

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